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I'm just not Supermom anymore....

I think I’m just worn out with blogging. I’ve been around a long time and I think I have given all the advice that I know. You firs...

I'm getting frustrated about how things are working out.

It's after 1 am and I am wide awake because I hurt.  I crawled out of the bed at 12:30 and eased my way to the kitchen to take my meds and eat the rest of the Peanut M & M's.  I'm getting frustrated.  I had hoped to feel better just a little bit by this time. 

But I am not.

I called my doc Monday to give him a progress report.  He has requested that I get a lumbar x-ray.  They called and scheduled one for Tuesday, which is actually later this morning.  I really hope that this will give some answers to my discomfort.  I cannot take much more of this. 

It's emotionally taking a toll on me. 

It's even harder because Superdad doesn't agree with my course of action.  But, I'm doing the best I can and I just want to be back to myself again and be pain free.

If that requires physical therapy then I will do it.  If I have to see a chiropractor then I will do it.  If that requires me to have pain medication to help me be comfortable then I will do it.

That's just how I feel.

Earlier in the day I did a big no no.  After taking my muscle relaxer and pain pill I thought I would enjoy a nice cold beer.  That was a big mistake.  I got extra tipsy.  I never thought that one beer would do that.  It was very nice because for the first time in days I felt ZERO pain then I felt embarrassed that Superdad had to help put me to bed.

So, now I know to take those warning labels serious that say, "Don't drink alcohol while taking this medication because it may make you more sleepy."  Now I know.

I think I agreed to buzzing my hair while in a drunken stupor.  I was texting Monica and she was telling me how she was covering her bald head up and it made me sad for my friend.  I would totally buzz my hair off for her.  She may take me up on it and that'll be just fine with me.  I love my Monica and if being buzzed with her makes her feel a bit better then I'm all over this idea.  If we do this, I will be sure to post pictures.  After that we will be getting matching "Best Friend" tattoos.  (grin)

I'm sitting on the couch with all my pillows, on that awesome laptop, watching my usual late night TV.  Cheers.  This show always cracks me up!!!  Maybe I have a Ted Danson obsessions that I need to acknowledge??  Who knows. 

Cause that's how I roll.

Good Monday morning Supermom junkies.  I'm on the couch feeling miserable.  I just want to curl up in the fetal position and just stay that way for the rest of the day.  I'm really getting frustrated with feeling this way still.  My back aches.  A lot.  It hurts to sit down, lay down and walk.  I've taken the 2 Aleve, 2 pain pills and muscle relaxer so I should be feeling no pain.  One would think but I am in pain. 

I'm trying to relax and breath through the pain as I find my power animal. 


So, I guess I will just veg on the couch all day again. 

I wanted to share something nice about me.  My friend Monica had brain surgery and they shaved part of her hair off.

She went ahead and had the rest shaved off so it would all grow back the same.  I offered to shave my hair for her.  I told her I always wanted to look like Sinead anyway.  She told me I didn't have to do that.  Superdad is very glad she didn't take me up on my offer.  I really wanted to buzz my hair though.  It would have been cool to share that experience with my friend.

Would you shave your hair off for your friend?

Is medicated blogging like drunk texting?

I woke up this morning in pain because I've not had any pain medication since the night before.  I will just grin and bear it in the morning.   I will slowly creep to the bathroom and hope I don't get stuck on the potty unable to get up.  Then I will make my way to the kitchen to get coffee brewing.  The babies are usually jumping up and down like a puppy that needs to go out and pee. 

Right now they just like to tease each other to make the other one squeal.  Lovely huh??

I take my meds, fix milk for them and change M's diaper.  I tell them about a hundred times to stop playing in the fridge and SHUT THE DOOR.  I could do this routine with my eyes closed.

After herding them into the living room  I turn on the electronic baby sitter so they can bicker more about what to watch and what not to watch.  Usually I go turn on the computer and sit in an uncomfortable chair to check all my Supermom stuff.


I sat on the couch.  Got comfy with like five pillows.  I even have my feet propped up.  I reached over and turned on the snazzy laptop that Bryan Freeborn brought over to the house yesterday.  Pretty cool huh????

I'm still in shock at the generosity of others.  I blog about needing a laptop to make my life easier.  Yes, I could have bought a laptop but with four kids I just couldn't spend that money for a new gadget.  I could use it for food, school and more food.  I contacted three computer companies, Dell HP and Apple, about them sponsoring my blog.  Two never responded and one basically sent an email that they would sell me a refurnished laptop.  Which would be spending money that I don't have at the moment for an electronic gadget.

Then Bryan emails me on Facebook.  I'm high on meds and crying at his offer to give me a laptop. 

I was so touched.  Yesterday, he came over to my house.  This was the first time we've met in person I add.  I'm not even dressed in clothes.  I mean I'm dressed but in clean pajama's.  That's the most I could do.  We sit on my couch and he shows me the basics on the laptop then he left me to play with my new toy.

This just shows how blessed I am.  I have loving and caring friends that would do anything to help me in my time of need.  Thank  you.

Okay, my medication have kicked in and I'm getting all sappy so I'm going to publish this post and rest.  Doctor's Orders.

How long can I go on coffee and pain meds? Lets find out, shall we?

I'm absolutely losing all of my patience. I cannot help being all snappish to those around me. I'm in pain even though I am taking pain medication I just feel like,

"Holy cow, can you people not do anything without me holding your hand?"

Just pretend I'm not hogging the couch and make some decisions on your own. It's easy, I promise.

Please, just give it a try.

To make my life easier Bryan Freeborn graciously donated a laptop to The Adventures of Supermom. Wasn't that awesome!?!?!?!?!!?!?!? So go check out Bryan Freeborn and AVL Marketing.

I 'm go grateful for the amazing generosity of the people in my town. Thank you Bryan.

I'm trying my first ever blog post on the laptop right now. Sitting on my couch with my feet propped up, the babies fighting and on some good medication.

What more could I ask for? Oh, I know. So peanut M & M's.

Yes, when I'm sick I change the blog around.

(hanging head in shame)

I cannot help it.  I thought I would go for something different!  I like the new look even if the lady laying across the top doesn't look like me.  I love the hot pink and the notebook paper look!!!!

Today, I blogged, Facebooked and Twittered about needing a laptop.  I was so touched because I had two people offer me laptops.  One locally and one not so much. 


So, tomorrow hunky in a speedo is bringing the laptop by.  I just cannot express my gratitude in words at this time.  It will be so nice being able to blog from the couch or from my bed instead of typing on my tiny Blackberry. 

Things have a way of working out if you let them. 

Where'd they go?

My boobs are disappearing.  One day I'm squeezing them into a form fitting tshirt and the next day I feel as if I need to put "them" on a milk carton.

Don't get me wrong.  I love having small boobs!  I've terribly missed my A cups.  Being all carefree and not having to wear a bra. 

It's just now.......

I never thought I'd miss my huge knockers!!!

WOW!!  Times have changed.

Supermom could really use a laptop.

As much blogging as I do I've realized I could really use a laptop. I've even emailed two companies (HP and Apple) about hooking a Supermom up.

I know that I could form a great partnership with a company willing to work with me.

Can you believe that neither of them (HP or Apple) had the courtesy to reply to my emails. I find that rude. I took the time to shamelessly beg for a laptop and they could have taken a minute to email me back.

So, if you want to hook this Supermom up with a laptop I will add you as a sponsor and blog about your generosity all the time.

Sounds like a win win situation to me.

PS. That laptop would have come in handy for Blogapalooza and now since I've hurt my back.I'm just sayin'...

The Secret Life of B.

The past few days I've heard this awful "head banger" music coming from B's bedroom.

This morning after not being about to take it anymore I asked him,

"What in the world are you listening to?".

I blame my bluntness on my back pain.

Of course I had no idea who the band was when he told me. Soon I discovered it was a Christian rock band.

Being Christian doesn't make it sound any better.

Sent from my BlackBerry.

I always go all out.

I hurt my back a couple weeks ago and have been working around the pain. Living off Biofreeze, Motrin and Aleve.

This morning the pain was so bad I wanted to throw up. It was awful.

I called my doc and went to see him this morning.

I'm to rest for 3 days. He told me to get some help with the kids. I came home with assorted medications.

I've been moaning and groaning all day/afternoon/night.

I'm a lousy patient.

Sent from my BlackBerry.

This is what it's all about.

This morning I am so full of all these different emotions.

I'm crying.  I'm excited.  I'm anxious.  I'm sad.  I'm so flipping happy I cannot stand it!!!!!!

My best friend MJ just had her first baby!!!!!  I'm so happy for her!!!!!!  Crying tears of joy!  Yet, I'm sad that I am not able to be there since she is around the DC area. 

Then there's my other best friend Monica who is in Charlotte recovering from brain surgery yesterday.  She has hydrocephalus and had to have a anti siphoning device put in because she has been bed ridden since May because her shunt has been working TOO well.  I'm anxious for my friend because I know she is in pain.  I'm sad that I am unable to be there for her. 

Then my new friend S-L is upset because of some things going on in her life.  I can offer advice and give encouragement because that is what friends do for each other.

After calming down from waking the whole house to tell about MJ having her baby, I was in the kitchen fixing my coffee.  Crying.  Then this thought came to mind,

"This is what LIFE is all about."

We share in joys, we cry with our friends and we worry about everything in between.   We form friendships that only last a short time and we make friends that last a lifetime. 

We need to only live in the now. Think about only today.  Live it to the fullest.  Make it count.  Because this is our life, and we may not have tomorrow.

My advice:

Love with your whole heart.  Live a life full of passion.  Laugh at the little things.  Cry because you are happy, it feels good.  Stop worrying about tomorrow, because it may never come. 

My thoughts instantly go to H and Evan.  (The guy who died in the car accident.)  They were so happy.  New love blooming.  Excited about what tomorrow was going to bring.  Then the tragic accident happened.  That love never given a chance.  It was over in an instant. 

It just shows that I am on the right track.  Live today!!!!! 


Is learning to enjoy more, love completely, laugh and just be.

Are you?

It's not going to get him laid anytime soon.

Superdad has been singing the Wonder Pets theme some.  An opera version of it. 

The phone

The phone is ringing

There's an animal in trouble

There's an animal in twouble

There's an animal in trouble somwhere

Do you realize how annoying this is????  (gentle smile)

Week in Review.

Back by popular demand!  Week in Review!!!

I survived Blog2Print's first ever Blogapalooza.  Now, to write notes to Keshia and Sara-Lynn for commenting on all 24 blog posts!

H & B in school and Lil O started Kindergarten. 

What will I do with only one baby in the house??  ENTERTAIN the one that's here because she demands it.

Thank you for visiting The Adventures of Supermom!!!!!!!

Now, it's your turn.

Let's see who will complete the Comment-apalooza!!!!

I bravely took the time to type up a blog post every hour for 24 hours and let me tell you, it was ROUGH!!!

So, I challenge MY DEDICATED fans to read those 24 blog posts and COMMENT on each one!!!!!!!!

I will send you a nice letter snail mail if you can do it!!!

Who's up for a good challenge?

I made it through Blogapalooza!!!!

This is post #24!!!!!  I have been blogging every hour for the past 24 hours!!!!!!!!  It has been an ADVENTURE!!!!

Even one that I'm amazed I was able to complete. 

I'd like to thank my coffee maker for all the delicious brew you made for me on this journey.

I'd like to thank my family and friends for understanding how busy I have been.  Not only have I been getting kids to school, cleaning house, cooking dinner and then add blogging EVERY HOUR!!!

I'd like to thank Blog2Print for inviting me to join their first ever Blogapalooza!!!!! 

I'd like to thank everyone for their help with blog suggestions.  Having a Secret Weapon helped me get through the night.  Thank you Sara-Lynn!!!  She gave me tons of ideas to blog about!!!!  

Here's a random picture I took in the middle of the night while blogging.  You can see my notes on the desk!!!

Blogging Babe

I think I will go to bed now.

Now what will I do with my time??

Now that Lil O has joined the school club along with H & B, I have an empty nest, sort of.  My week days will be spent with Marvelous Baby M.  That is if she will play with me.

I have decided to start crocheting again on my Christmas gifts when I'm not playing with the baby.

Here are some of my past projects.  I like showing them off!!


blanket hats

O sweater

365 Days of Creation Challenge #4

Creative Challenge ~ Crochet SnowFlake

Crocheted Baby Sweater

Crocheted Baby Sweater

Homemade Crocheted Scarf

Homemade Crocheted Baby Sweater

Handmade Crocheted Wool Scarves ~ OnlyOllie on ETSY

Only Ollie on ETSY

Only Ollie on ETSY

Only Ollie on ETSY

Crochet Apple Only Ollie

Crochet Baby Blanket

Crochet Bear

Crochet Bear

Well, time to go grab my yarn!!!

I did better than she did.

Baby M is devastated that her O is not home today.  Here are pictures right after Lil O went into school.

Upset Lilttle Sister

Upset Lilttle Sister

Upset Lilttle Sister

How did this happen?

Today my Lil O starts Kindergarten.  It has finally hit me as I was going through pictures to post with this blog.  I cannot believe that today every thing changes for her.

How could my sweet Lil O go from this:

Being Born:

Being Born

Turning One:

Turning One

Turning Two:

Turning Two

Turning Three:

Turning Three

Turning Four:

Turning Four

Turning Five:

Turning Five

To starting school today.

Starting School

Starting School

Feel free to cry with me.

Almost time to start my day.

The coffee maker will be turning on in a few (again).  I will wake up my precious Lil O from her warm slumber for her first day of school.  (sniff) 

This will be H and B's second day of school.  (sniff)

I'm getting all weepy now.

Stay tuned for the recap and first day of school pictures!!!

I'm going to go drink hot coffee and try not to fall asleep on the potty.

I love the flowers in my garden.


Purple Pansy

flower blooming

before flower

Supermom Note Cards

Supermom Note Cards




Dark Pink Petal Flower


Cherry Tree

Orange Flowers

Echinacea Vodka

I love to be in my kitchen.

Ready for Birthday.

The Good Home Cookbook Challenge

Birthday Cupcakes

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

Homemade Bread

The Making of Blueberry Bread

Homemade Bread

Oatmeal Cookies

Homemade Pear Bread

Homemade English Muffins

Hazelnut Liqueur Balls


Cupcakes for Cures

Baking bread and muffins.

The Health Adventure Birthday Party

Baby Shower

Carrot Cake

Sweet 16 Party

Zebra Cake


Homemade Crackers

You never know what I might whip up next.